Importing masked text from pptx file
Thread poster: David BUICK

David BUICK  Identity Verified
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Nov 29, 2012

DVX Standard, yes I didn't upgrade and no I don't regret it (yet).

I have just got a pptx in which almost all the text is unaccessible. This turns out to be because it is "hidden" behind a document mask that covers all the successive slides.

Clicking on "display" -> "slide master view" in PPT renders the text accessible.

For now, my kludge is to deformat the PPT and produce a texte file using some other software, but I'm not sure I've got all the text.

Does anyone have any suggestions on how to get rid of the mask?


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